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Bridgeton Radiation Findings Expected Today

Twelve weeks ago, a special EPA plane designed to detect radiation flew over the burning Bridgeton landfill. The results from that flyover will be announced today.

05/29/2013

Missouri Coalition for the Environment held an emergency meeting at Pattonville High School Thursday night to discus the latest on the smouldering underground fire in the Bridgeton Landfill. (photo/KMOX)

Bridgeton Landfill Fire Creeping Closer to Radioactive Waste

Ed Smith, of the Missouri Coalition for the Environment, says temperatures are rising on the other side of the barrier.

05/24/2013

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Environmental Group: Bridgeton Landfill Data Isn’t Being Released

“Could you please tell everybody what we’re breathing in now so we can kind of gauge what ‘worse’ might be?”

05/17/2013

Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill, where underground fire has been smoldering since December 2010 (Photo: KMOX)

Judge Ponders Plan to Put Out Bridgeton Landfill Fire

A judge says he’ll decide by morning whether a plan to put out the fire and end the smell at the Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill is workable.

05/13/2013

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Lawmakers to Attend Meeting on Bridgeton Landfill

The meeting is put on by the Teamsters Union, Jobs with Justice and the Missouri Coalition for the Environment.

03/15/2013

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Environmental Group Pushes For Tests On Bridgeton Fire

“We’re hearing people say their pets are sick, they’re not feeling well. We’re concerned there’s something in the air from this landfill fire that could be very unhealthy.”

01/29/2013

Callaway Nuclear Power Plant

Nuclear Regulatory Commission Puts Callaway Licensing Decisions On Hold

A coalition of two dozen environmental groups sought the delay after a court in Washington ruled the NRC’s plans for storage of radioactive waste were insufficient.

08/08/2012

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Lawmaker and Environmentalist Clash Over Financing for Nuclear Power Plant

Sen. Brad Lager said the timing and arguments of the environmental groups don’t make much sense.

05/01/2012

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